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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Jonathan Tyler Lester
Stat Years
2002-2020  [mlb] 2006-2020
Height/Weight
6-4 / 240
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (525)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Bellarmine Prep (Tacoma,WA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Boston Red Sox in Round #2 (#57 overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Gary Rajsich
MLB Debut
2006-06-10 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.155)
Service Time
13.075 (2019)
Organizations
BOS [13] CHN [6] OAK [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 21903 ... retro id: lestj001 ... mlbam id: 452657
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2002Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkbos-181---0113.5011000000.25610110009.0067.500.0013.5013.5081.001.00.000
    2002Minor Totals: BOSbyYearRk----181---0145.0011000000.756101100030.0099.990.0045.0045.00270.001.00.000
    2003Augusta GreenJacketsSALAbos-192---693.65242100230106.01025443744712001.388.660.593.746.034.581.61.400
    2003Minor Totals: BOSbyYearA----191---693.65242100230106.01025443744712001.388.660.593.746.034.581.61.400
    2004Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkbos-203---000.0011000001.00000211002.000.000.0018.009.000.000.50.000
    2004Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+bos31203---764.2821200001090.1824643237971031.328.170.203.699.664.582.62.538
    2004Minor Totals: BOSbyYearRk/A+----202---764.2522210001091.3824643239982031.338.100.203.859.684.542.51.538
    2005Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos31214---1162.61262631000148.11145243105716310141.156.920.613.469.893.162.86.647
    2005Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAA----211---1162.61262631000148.31145243105716310141.156.930.613.469.913.162.86.647
    2006Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos11225---342.7011110000046.2431714525430001.468.290.964.828.293.281.72.429
    2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos62225Log - Sp - Ext - Perf724.7615150000081.1914343743605051.6510.070.774.766.644.761.40.778
    2006Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----221---342.7311110000046.7431714525430001.478.380.974.878.383.311.72.429
    2006MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf724.7715150000081.3914343743605051.6510.100.784.776.664.771.40.778
    2007Greenville DriveSALAbos-236---002.08330000013.0113322150001.007.621.381.3810.382.087.50.000
    2007Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos-236---101.5011000006.05110440001.507.500.006.006.001.501.001.000
    2007Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos31236---453.8914142000071.2673231431514001.378.410.503.896.404.021.65.444
    2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31236Log - Sp - Ext - Perf404.5712110001063.06133321031501011.468.711.434.437.144.711.611.000
    2007Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAA/A/AAA----233---553.4918182000090.7833635637704001.338.280.603.696.983.591.89.500
    2007MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf404.5712110001063.06133321031501011.468.711.434.437.144.711.611.000
    2008Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31247Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1663.21333322000210.12027875146615231101.278.640.602.826.503.342.30.727
    2008MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1663.21333322000210.32027875146615231101.288.650.602.836.513.342.30.727
    2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1583.41323220000203.1186807720642256031.238.230.892.839.963.543.52.652
    2009MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1583.41323220000203.3186807720642256001.238.240.892.849.973.553.52.652
    2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1993.25323220000208.01678175148322560101.207.230.613.599.743.502.71.679
    2010MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1993.25323220000208.0167817514832256001.207.230.613.599.743.502.71.679
    2011Boston Red SoxALMLBbos312710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1593.47313100000191.21667774207518240111.267.790.943.528.553.622.43.625
    2011MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1593.48313100000191.71667774207518240111.267.810.943.538.573.622.43.625
    2012Boston Red SoxALMLBbos312811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9144.82333330000205.121611711025681666041.389.471.102.987.285.132.44.391
    2012MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9144.83333330000205.321611711025681666041.389.481.102.987.285.132.44.391
    2013Boston Red SoxALMLBbos312912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1583.75333311000213.1209948919671775071.298.820.802.837.473.972.64.652
    2013MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1583.76333311000213.3209948919671775071.308.830.802.837.483.972.64.652
    2014Boston Red SoxALMLBbos313013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1072.52212100000143.012852409321492041.128.060.572.019.383.274.66.588
    2014Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak313013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf642.3511111100076.2662420716711011.077.750.821.888.332.824.44.600
    2014MLB Totals: BOS-OAKbyYearMLB----302Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16112.46323211000219.7194766016482203051.107.970.661.979.033.124.58.593
    2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn343114Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11123.34323210000205.0183837616472078071.128.030.702.069.093.644.40.478
    2015MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11123.34323210000205.0183837616472078071.128.030.702.069.093.644.40.478
    2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn343215Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1952.44323220000202.2154575521521974061.026.840.932.318.752.533.79.792
    2016MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1952.45323220000202.7154575521521974061.026.850.932.318.772.543.79.792
    2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn343316Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1384.33323210000180.21791018726601803041.328.921.302.998.975.033.00.619
    2017MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1384.35323210000180.71791018726601803041.338.941.303.008.995.043.00.619
    2018Chicago CubsNLMLBchn343417Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1863.32323200000181.2174756724641494061.318.621.193.177.383.722.33.750
    2018MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1863.33323200000181.7174756724641494061.318.641.193.187.403.732.33.750
    2019Chicago CubsNLMLBchn343518Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13104.46313100000171.22051018526521653051.5010.751.362.738.655.303.17.565
    2019MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13104.47313100000171.72051018526521653051.5010.781.372.738.675.313.17.565
    2020Chicago CubsNLMLBchn343619Log - Sp - Ext - Perf335.1612120000061.06435351117422031.339.441.622.516.205.162.47.500
    MLB Totals (16 yrs)1931113.604244231540102,598.72451113110402698372397631871.278.490.932.908.303.922.86.635
    American League Totals (10 yrs)116673.582532521140101,596.014926796351455451457391561.288.410.823.078.223.832.67.634
    National League Totals (6 yrs)77443.64171171400001,002.7959452405124292940240311.258.611.112.628.444.063.22.636
    Minor League Totals32313.331029851240483.74292111793020344618171.317.990.563.788.313.932.20.508
    Minor: Rk Totals017.5022000001.75610321006.6737.500.0022.5015.0045.000.67.000
    Minor: A Totals693.48272400230119.01135746946862001.348.550.683.486.504.311.87.400
    Minor: A+ Totals764.3021200001090.3824643237971031.328.190.203.709.694.592.62.538
    Minor: AA Totals1262.57272731000154.31195344106116710141.176.950.583.569.753.102.74.667
    Minor: AAA Totals793.43252520000118.31104945956944001.418.380.694.277.163.731.68.438
    Boston Red Sox Totals (9 yrs)110633.642422411030101,519.314266556151385291386381551.298.450.823.138.213.882.62.636
    Chicago Cubs Totals (6 yrs)77443.64171171400001,002.7959452405124292940240311.258.611.112.628.444.063.22.636
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)642.3611111100076.7662420716711011.087.800.831.898.392.834.44.600
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos6222pL-S-E-P124000000000300000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.00.000.0
    2008Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3124pL-S-E-P225000000000200000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3125pL-S-E-P323000000000202000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3126pL-S-E-P423000001001201100.000.200.000.200600.333.000.00016.6733.332.000.00.000.0
    2011Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3127pL-S-E-P525000000000300000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.00.000.0
    2012Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3128pL-S-E-P6335000000000301001.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2013Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3129pL-S-E-P7336000000000401000.000.000.000.000700.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.00.000.0
    2014Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3130pL-S-E-P8213000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    2014Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3130pL-S-E-P8112000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3431pL-S-E-P932626400000033006001.065.108.065.1737140.048.000.1254.2342.2510.000.00.000.0
    2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3432pL-S-E-P10305936300600618001002.102.160.153.3137593.153.051.1188.0024.003.000.00.0050.0
    2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3433pL-S-E-P1130545830161042606100.148.203.259.46265144.204.111.2506.1540.006.5054.01.5450.0
    2018Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3434pL-S-E-P1231594700190002206001.119.119.169.28865101.051.050.1670.0033.850.0059.01.5414.3
    2019Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3435pL-S-E-P1328486920160052000001.188.264.292.55653143.208.104.2969.4337.744.0048.01.8933.3
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)25931824348032810191380231206.107.152.160.3123725111.116.053.1645.1137.107.26106.00.8132.3
    National League Totals (5 yrs)15128224348032710181160181105.121.167.181.3483295111.128.060.1785.4735.266.4494.00.9132.3
    American League Totals (9 yrs)108360000010012205101.000.026.000.0264300.028.000.0002.3351.1622.000.00.000.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (5 yrs)15128224348032710181160181105.121.167.181.3483295111.128.060.1785.4735.266.4494.00.9132.3
    Boston Red Sox Totals (8 yrs)97340000010012105101.000.028.000.0284100.029.000.0002.4451.2221.000.00.000.0
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)112000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2002Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRk18P100.0000000.0000.000.001.7100.019
    2003Augusta GreenJacketsSALA19P2400.04140018181.0000.800.0017.6100.03
    2004Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRk20P100.00100111.0001.000.001.7100.027
    2004Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+20P2100.0515202220.9091.000.0015.4100.08
    2005Portland Sea DogsEastAA21P2600.02180120201.0000.800.0018.3100.010
    2006Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA22P1100.03150018181.0001.600.007.6100.014
    2006Boston Red SoxALMLB22P151581.10110011111.0000.700.149.3100.014
    2007Greenville DriveSALA23P300.05200771.0002.300.002.2100.024
    2007Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA23P1400.03110114141.0001.000.009.9100.012
    2007Boston Red SoxALMLB23P121163.064101110.9090.800.167.4100.016
    2008Boston Red SoxALMLB24P3333210.01921234240.9521.200.1920.4100.08
    2009Boston Red SoxALMLB25P3232203.1724213331.9391.000.1519.8100.07
    2010BostonALMLB26P3232208.0535324340.9301.300.1919.8100.08
    2011BostonALMLB27p3131191.2919122928.9660.900.1519.1100.08
    2012BostonALMLB28P3333205.11421233735.9461.100.1720.4100.09
    2013BostonALMLB29P3333213.11218213230.9380.900.1420.4100.05
    2014BostonALMLB30P2121143.0412211816.8890.800.1113.0100.010
    2014OaklandALMLB30P111176.24400881.0000.700.106.8100.016
    2015Chi CubsNLMLB31P3232205.01017313027.9000.800.1319.8100.09
    2016Chi CubsNLMLB32P3232202.218170135351.0001.100.1719.9100.07
    2017Chi CubsNLMLB33P3232180.214230137371.0001.200.2119.8100.09
    2018Chi CubsNLMLB34P3232181.29140023231.0000.700.1319.6100.010
    2019Chi CubsNLMLB35P3131171.255111110.9090.300.0619.1100.08
    2020Chicago CubsNLMLB36p121261.0241076.8570.500.100.0100.09
    MLB Totals - (P)4244232,595138249201711.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)25006260111.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)26002180111.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)21005152011.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)27009160011.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (P)200010011.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2002Minor1----------
    2003Minor24----------
    2004Minor22----------
    2005Minor26----------
    2006MLB15----------
    2006Minor11----------
    2007MLB12----------
    2007Minor17----------
    2008MLB33----------
    2009MLB32----------
    2010MLB32----------
    2011MLB31----------
    2012MLB33----------
    2013MLB33----------
    2014MLB32----------
    2015MLB32----------
    2016MLB32----------
    2017MLB32----------
    2018MLB32----------
    2019MLB31----------
    2020MLB12----------
    Totals525----------